[PD] Why does PixelTANGO crash on Pd-extended 0.38 on Windows XP?

Thomas Ouellet Fredericks iamonthebeach at gmail.com
Wed May 24 21:58:01 CEST 2006

Quicktime works great.
Follow the link (http://mrtof.danslchamp.org/pd/synchedvideo.zip)  for 
v33.readvf: it loads multiple movies (it creates a pix_film for every movie 
loaded... you do not need to load the same movie twice).


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To: "chris clepper" <cgc at humboldtblvd.com>
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Subject: Re: [PD] Why does PixelTANGO crash on Pd-extended 0.38 on Windows 

>> Now, if only we can get a GEM that plays AVI properly on windows, I  have 
>> a feeling it will never happen
>> I wouldn't say never - but getting decent video performance and 
>> stability out of Quicktime and DirectShow on Windows for what we  want to 
>> do is not the easiest task.
> Hi. I've been working on a patch runing on a windows machine and I've  had 
> lots of dificulties with codecs.
> My experience is that if you load several movies onto one pix_film  object 
> pd crashes sooner or later, be it quicktime or avi.
> The only codec I've been able to use is the indeo (IR32) that  homer.avi 
> uses
> With all the rest pix_film writes something like "new movie might  crash 
> ... survived" (until it does crash).
> Has this been discussed before? Do you know if there's another codec  that 
> works?
> thanks
> .
> g
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